Comfrey Leaf


Comfrey Leaf, which is also known as Symphytum officinale, slippery root, knitbone, blackwort, bruisewort and healing herb, has many common uses.

Background: Comfrey has been used to treat respiratory problems of pleurisy and bronchial inflammation. It was also once used to treat digestive problems such as irritable bowel syndrome and stomach ulcers. For thousands of years it has also been used to promote healing of injuries. Research shows that some Comfrey Leaf and Root components are useful in cell repair and have anti-inflammatory effects.

Healing: Comfrey root is used to promote healing of injuries such as broken bones, sprains, bruises, and strains.

Skin: Comfrey, in oil or ointment form, is useful in treating skin conditions. Acne, psoriasis, and boils are all improved by comfrey. It also reduces scar tissue during healing. Tincture of the root can be applied to acne to reduce spots.

Comfrey Leaf and Root Dosage: Comfrey compresses can be placed on injuries to reduce the severity of the problem and speed up healing. Infused oil or ointment can be used for this purpose.

Safety: Comfrey root should not be used on dirty wounds because it can trap dirt. Make sure to apply to clean areas only. It should not be taken internally unless supervised by a health professional.

Botanical Name: Symphytum officinale

*For educational purposes only. We recommend that you consult with a qualified healthcare practitioner before using herbal products, particularly if you are pregnant, nursing, or on any medications.

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Weight 0.283 lbs
Dimensions 5 × 7 × 1.5 in
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1 oz., 4 oz., 8 oz.

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